Annotations for Bo at Ballard Creek


Baker & Taylor
Winning the hearts of two tough gold miners who raise her near an Eskimo village in 1920s Alaska, young orphan Bo thrives amid the daily activities of both cultures before seeing a first airplane, encountering a bear and meeting a mysterious lost little boy.

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McMillan Palgrave

It's the 1920s, and Bo was headed for an Alaska orphanage when she won the hearts of two tough gold miners who set out to raise her, enthusiastically helped by all the kind people of the nearby Eskimo village.

Bo learns Eskimo along with English, helps in the cookshack, learns to polka, and rides along with Big Annie and her dog team. There's always some kind of excitement: Bo sees her first airplane, has a run-in with a bear, and meets a mysterious lost little boy.

Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill is an unforgettable story of a little girl growing up in the exhilarating time after the big Alaska gold rushes.



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